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Pedro Pascal Will Play the DEA Agent Who Hunted Pablo Escobar in Netflix Drama 'Narcos'

Photo of Casey Cipriani By Casey Cipriani | Indiewire June 6, 2014 at 2:04PM

Oberyn Martell lives! Well...sort of.
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Oberyn Martell lives! Well... sort of. Pedro Pascal has signed on to star in Netflix's Pablo Escobar drama "Narcos," according to Variety.

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The series will star Wagner Moura as Columbian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar; Pascal will play the DEA agent who hunted him down. The series will be directed by Jose Padiha, who previously worked with Moura on the  "Elite Squad" series of action films.    

"Narcos" should begin shooting soon in Colombia and is expected to debut on Netflix in 2015.

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